DUBLIN, Mar 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Electric Vehicle Energy Harvesting/Regeneration 2017-2037" report to their offering.
Researched this year and constantly updated, the report explains and forecasts the technologies involved in this newly essential key enabling technology. EH/R will be as important and sometimes more important than motors, batteries and power electronics: fabulous opportunities await vehicle, parts and material manufacturers unplugging into this future.
Electric vehicles are creating more and more of their own electricity from daylight, wind and other sources including regeneration. Regeneration converts wasted heat and movement in the vehicle into electricity, as with a turbine in the exhaust. More elegantly, regeneration prevents wasted heat and movement in the first place as with regenerative suspension giving a better ride and longer range and flywheels replacing burning brake disks. Shock absorbers can create electricity that controls them to give a smoother ride. Yes, it does make sense. Indeed it is the future.
Existing key enabling technologies will move over within the decade to add the new one - energy harvesting including regeneration. Within 20 years it will become a huge business as tens of millions of vehicles yearly are made as Energy Independent Vehicles EIV that get all their electricity without plugging in. The report explains many new EH technologies coming along including triboelectrics, thermal metamaterials, affordable GaAs photovoltaics, flywheels and dielectric elastomer nanogenerators. With these, energy harvesting will be the most important technology of all and much of it will be a materials play.
Key Topics Covered:
1. Executive summary and conclusions
6. Electrostatic energy harvesting: triboelectric, deg capacitive including electret
7. EIVS and precursors
8. EIVS and precursors on land, on-road
9. EIVS and precursors on land, off-road
10. EIVS and precursors on water seagoing
11. EIVS and precursors seagoing underwater
12. EIVS and precursors inland water
13. EIVS and precursors airborne inflatable
14. EIVS and precursors fixed wing
For more information about this report visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lq2njt/electric_vehicle
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